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Articles from the September 15, 2022 edition

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Country Roads

This month features several historical and memorial events we should keep in our hearts and minds. At the end of WWII, the Japanese signed surrender papers in 1945. The Benghazi Attack occurred in 2012. The terrorist attack destroying the Twin...

 

Editor's Notebook

Sept 18, 2022 In June of 1953, the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was exciting news for me. We didn’t have television or the internet then but I was spellbound listening to radio news broadcasts from London reporting on the festivities. I suspect... Full story

 

Crop Dusting

Where I formerly lived in Pennsylvania, most of the fields were fairly small because of the mountains and forests. The fields were wedged between hills and trees and aerial spraying or crop dusting as it is sometimes called, was not a common farming...

 

Ask a Pastor Column

Q: Should Christians go out and evangelize proactively or should we wait for opportunities to come to us? A:  Yes and yes! The Bible lays out the great commission for His Calso in Acts 1:8, “You shall be witnesses of me…” These verses make...

 

Superior Schools Bridge Program expanding, impacting students

Five members of the Superior Board of Education met in regular session Monday evening at the Superior High School library for 45 minutes. Peggy Meyer was absent. August claims from the general fund in the amount of $727,338.49 were approved Early in...

 

Superior electric, gas rates hold steady in the new year

There was both good news and bad news for residents of the Superior area when the Superior City Council met on Monday evening. First the good news. While not a part of this year’s planned street improvement budget a major repair has been made. In... Full story

 

Railroad strike possible Friday

With harvest about to start, concern is surfacing over a potential interruption in rail service in the midwest. With the threat of a possible strike affecting both the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern coming on Friday, Amtrak on Monday...

 

Son dies in Elevator accident

A 34-year-old Hastings resident with ties to Superior lost his life Monday in a Roseland grain silo. Travis Thelander died after becoming trapped in a CHS Agri Services Center corn silo. He was determined to be dead when removed from the silo....

 

Car crashes into Velvet Rose cafe

We have been told the morning coffee crowd gathered at the Velvet Rose had a bit of unexpected excitement on Tuesday morning when a car jumped the curb and crashed into the front of the cafe located at the north edge of Superior. No one was hurt but...

 

Cornhole tournament will benefit Superior Volunteer Rescue Squad

Superior Volunteer Rescue Squad is hosting a fundraising cornhole tournament Friday, at Superior Bowl.  Sign up for teams will begin at 6 p.m., and the tossing will start at 7 p.m. There will be a free will donation meal available to the public...

 

Sasse Staff to Hold Mobile Office in Nuckolls County

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse said a member of his staff will be holding mobile office hours in Nuckolls County from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Superior Public Library, 449 N Kansas Street.  Constituent services representatives from...

 

Pallets from Nuckolls Co. taking Shoe Box journey

When Virgil Schultz volunteered at the Samaritan’s Purse shoebox processing center in Denver last fall, he found out they had to pay for their shipping pallets. That sparked an idea! He knew of lots of places around our area that had stacks of used...

 

Dunstan celebrates 50 years of nursing

Celebrating her 50th year as a nurse, Marylin Dunstan, a nurse practitioner at the Jewell County Rural Health Clinic, has been practicing as a nurse practitioner for 21 years. Dunstan received her nursing license from Trinity Lutheran Hospital...

 

Massage parlor, consignment store open in downtown Superior

Businesses have recently occupied two downtown Superior store fronts which previously were vacant. Bobby and Angela Barton's business known as Lost and Found Treasures now occupies the space which...

 

More volunteers needed to run Ute

The Jewell County Cinema, Inc. (JCCI) Board met for their annual meeting on Aug. 29. The meeting was held by ZOOM and in person and was called to order by Thadd Hinkle. Members present were Thadd Hinkle, Lisa Goodheart, Phyllis Christie, Kristin...

 

National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 16

POW/MIA (Prisoner of War/Missing in Action) is a National Recognition Day to honor and remember those who served this country during war time and never returned home. This day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy...

 

South Heartland District Health Department Confirmed COVID death brings total to 151

COVID-19 bivalent boosters available across the district SHDHD stresses importance of antiviral therapies Hastings, Neb – In the health department’s weekly health update on September 13, South Heartland District Health Department (SHDHD)...

 

Rock Hills Homecoming week is Sept. 19-23

Homecoming activities are set for Sept. 19 through 23 at Rock Hills Junior-Senior High School. Students can dress up according to a theme each day. Monday’s theme is Blast to the Past. Students can pick their decade. The theme for Tuesday is...

 

Voting delegates selected for the KAC Annual Conference

The Jewell County Commissioners met Tuesday, Sept. 6, with commissioners Steve Greene, Brent Beck, and Keith Roe present. Carla J. Waugh, county clerk was present for the meeting. Joel Elkins, general superintendent, said he was interviewing for the...

 

JC Health Department expects COVID-19 booster vaccine to arrive in mid September

The Jewell County Health Department is anticipating the arrival of the new Bivalent Covid-19 Booster Vaccines. It is thought to arrive mid-September tentative on availability of doses. Bivalent booster vaccine will be available from both Pfizer and...

 

Jewell Clean-Up will be Monday, Oct. 24

The Jewell City Council met in regular sessionon Tuesday, Sept. 6, at City Hall. Those in attendance were Mayor Darrell Bohnert, Council members, Josh Burks, Max Burks, Gaye Daniels, Bob Freeman, Derek Birdsell and Kristie Anderson, city clerk....

 

Constitution Day

Coming up Saturday, Sept. 17, is Constitution Day. Constitution Day became a National Holiday with the passing of the Omnibus Spending Bill of 2004. It is also called “Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.” Senator Robert Byrd proposed the...

 

Producers from five counties attend JCCD Field day

More than 30 producers and natural resource professionals attended a field day sponsored by The Kansas Department of Ag Department of Conservation (DOC), Kansas Association of Conservation Districts...

 

Calvin Bohnert

Calvin Lynn Bohnert, 72, died Sept. 5, 2022, at the Mitchell County Hospital in Beloit, Kan. Calvin was born February 23, 1950, in Beloit, Kansas to Fred and Hazel Bohnert. He lived his entire life...

 

Marian L. Turner

Marian Lea Turner, was born April 4, 1930, on the farmstead outside of Republic, Kan., the daughter of Joseph and Bretta (Mar- shall) Evans. Marian died Sept. 12, 2022 at Republic County Hospital, at...

 

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